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UK Museum of Migration

A group is seeking to create Britain’s first major Museum of Migration. Volunteers have been formed under the leadership of Barbara Roche, former Minister for Immigration, and scoping research has been completed, published by ippr. They are now seeking funds to engage a … Continue reading

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Society of Genealogists

Have you ever thought about joining the Society?  It has an enormous holding of records in London and you can do a surname search on this weblink http://www.sog.org.uk/library/surnames_stuv.shtml I’m delighted to have been asked to speak there on Saturday 17th March … Continue reading

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Children and women working in the pits

Christine Amsden a friend from the Upper Dales Family History Group has some excellent data on the numbers and ages of children and women working in the lead mines in the Yorkshire Dales.    This wonderful photo is from http://www.mylearning.org/lead-mining-in-the-yorkshire-dales/images/1-548/ and shows … Continue reading

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A list of 1,200 useful genealogy links – Rennison’s List

The Upper Dales Family History Group has a list of useful URL links to Genealogical Websites, for amateur historians and professional researchers alike.  It has been developed by our colleague Rennison Vayro and can be seen at http://www.upperdalesfhg.org.uk/rennisons.htm. The links have been … Continue reading

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